Test Equipment and Measurement Instrument Blog

Moisture Meter Best Practices

Posted by John Bogart on Wed, Mar 18, 2015

The importance of moisture measurement is well-known; it’s a step in the manufacturing process that helps ensure product quality and performance, and can help reduce costs of shipping and handling. We’ve recently talked a lot about the different methods of measuring, most recently when used for wood products. In this post we’ll continue using wood products as our example to talk about the two most common secondary types of wood moisture meters: pin-style and pinless, and the best practices that help optimize the usefulness of these meters.

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Topics: Moisture Measurement, Measurement Instrumentation, Electrical Moisture Method

Relative Humidity vs. Real Moisture: Measuring To Maximize Product Performance

Posted by John Bogart on Wed, Mar 11, 2015

The most effective way to ensure the long-term performance of hygroscopic materials like wood (organic materials that naturally contain water) is to carefully measure and adjust moisture content to achieve an equilibrium moisture content (or EMC) before using the material in production.

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Topics: Measurement Instrumentation, Moisture Measurement Methods, Electrical Moisture Method

How To Determine If The Electrical Moisture Method Is Right For Your Needs

Posted by John Bogart on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Accurate measurement of moisture content can mean higher profits for businesses.  We know this.  You know this.

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Topics: Grain Moisture Meter, Grain Moisture Tester, Moisture Measurement, Electrical Moisture Method